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Who Is The Most Famous Janet In The World?

Updated February 5, 2021 566 votes 26 voters 14.6k views68 items

List RulesVote up all of the Janets you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Janet can you think of? The famous Janets below have many different professions, including notable actors named Janet, famous athletes named Janet, and even musicians named Janet.

Janet Jackson is certainly one of the most famous Janets on this list. One of the famous singers named Janet, she is a pop star and actress. “Nasty,” “Rhythm Nation,” and “All for You” are among her biggest hits.

Another of the famous people with the first name Janet is Janet Leigh. She was an actress best known for appearing in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. She also appeared in The Manchurian Candidate, Bye Bye Birdie, and Halloween H20 alongside her daughter, Jamie Lee Curtis.

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    Janet Jackson

    1966-05-16
    Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and...  more

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    Janet Leigh

    1927-07-06
    Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American...  more

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    Janet Gaynor

    1906-10-06
    Janet Gaynor (born Laura Augusta Gainor; October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an American...  more

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    Janet Ruth Montgomery (born 29 October 1985) is an English film and TV actress. She is known...  more
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    Janet Jones

    1961-01-10
    Janet Marie Gretzky (née Jones; born January 10, 1961) is an American actress. She is married...  more
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    Janet Weiss

    1965-09-24
    Janet Lee Weiss (born September 24, 1965) is a rock drummer, best known as a former member of...  more

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    Janet Mock

    1984-03-09
    Janet Mock is an American writer, transgender rights activist, author and the former staff...  more
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    Janet Reno

    1938-07-21
    Janet Wood Reno (July 21, 1938 – November 7, 2016) was an American lawyer who served as the...  more

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    Janet McTeer

    1961-08-05
    Janet McTeer (born 5 August 1961) is an English actress. In 1997, she won the Tony Award for...  more
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    Janet Langhart

    1941-12-22
    Janet Leola Langhart Cohen (née Floyd; born December 22, 1940) is an American television...  more
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    Janet Suzman

    1939-02-09
    Dame Janet Suzman, (born 9 February 1939) is a South African/British actress who enjoyed a...  more
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    Janet Margolin

    1943-07-25
    Janet Margolin (July 25, 1943 – December 17, 1993) was an American theater, television and...  more
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    Janet Yellen

    1946-08-13
    Janet Louise Yellen (born August 13, 1946) is an American economist who was the 15th chair of...  more

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    Janet Dailey

    1944-05-21
    Janet Anne Haradon Dailey (May 21, 1944 – December 14, 2013) was an American author of...  more
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    Janet Ellis

    1955-09-16
    Janet Michell Ellis, (born 16 September 1955) is an English television presenter, actress and...  more
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    Janet Andrewartha (born 16 September 1951 () is an Australian actress of stage and television....  more
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    Janet Davies

    1927-09-14
    Janet Kathleen Davies (14 September 1927 – 22 September 1986) was an English actress best...  more
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    Janet Ann Napolitano (; born November 29, 1957) is an American politician, lawyer, and...  more
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    Janet Brown

    1923-12-14
    Janet McLuckie Brown (14 December 1923 – 27 May 2011) was a Scottish actress, comedian and...  more
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    Janet Gardner

    1962-03-17
    Janet Gardner is an American rock singer....  more
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    Janet Kay

    1958-10-17
    Janet Kay (born 17 January 1958) is a British vocalist best known for her 1979 lovers rock hit...  more
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    Janet Evans

    1971-08-28
    Janet Beth Evans (born August 28, 1971) is an American former competition swimmer who...  more

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    Janet Munro

    1934-09-28
    Janet Neilson Horsburgh (28 September 1934 – 6 December 1972), known as Janet Munro, was an...  more
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    Janet Waldo

    1924-02-04
    Janet Marie Waldo (February 4, 1919 – June 12, 2016) was an American radio and voice actress....  more
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    Janet Gunn

    1961-11-02
    Janet Gunn (born as Janet Lynn Fulkerson on November 2, 1961) is an American actress. She...  more